ONTAP 9.14.1 commands

storage disk option show

Display a list of disk options

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the admin privilege level.


The storage disk option show command displays the settings of the following disk options:

  • Background firmware update

  • Automatic copying of data to a spare disk in the event of a predictive failure

  • Automatic assignment of disks

  • Policy that governs automatic assignment of unowned disks


{ [-fields <fieldname>,…​]

If you specify the -fields <fieldname>, …​ parameter, the command output also includes the specified field or fields. You can use '-fields ?' to display the fields to specify.

| [-instance ] }

If you specify the -instance parameter, the command displays detailed information about all fields.

[-node {<nodename>|local}] - Node

Selects the node that owns the disks. If this parameter is not specified, the command displays information about the disk options on all the nodes.

[-bkg-firmware-update {on|off}] - Background Firmware Update

Selects the disks that match this parameter value.

[-autocopy {on|off}] - Auto Copy

Selects the disks that match this parameter value.

[-autoassign {on|off}] - Auto Assign

Displays the auto assignment status of unowned disks. The default value is on .

[-autoassign-policy {default|bay|shelf|stack}] - Auto Assignment Policy

Selects the disks that match the automatic assignment policy value:

  • Default

  • Stack/loop

  • Shelf

  • Bay


The following example displays disk-option settings for disks owned by all nodes in the cluster:

cluster1::> storage disk option show
Node           BKg. FW. Upd.  Auto Copy     Auto Assign   Auto Assign Policy
-------------  -------------  ------------  -------------  ------------------
node0          on             on            on      default
node1          on             on            on      stack
node2          on             on            on      bay
node3          on             on            on      bay
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